Footballer bamboozles opposition by dumping injured teammate to pop up & score winner (VIDEO)

Striker Habib Habibou went from concerned teammate to winning goalscorer and back again as he helped Maccabi Petah Tikva to victory with a bizarre goal in the Israeli Premier League over the weekend. READ MORE: ‘Leaked’ Ballon d’Or votes signal Messi & Ronaldo could be out of running for first time in decade With the game […]

Nigeria's Opposition Preys on President Buhari's Weakness: A Faltering Economy

Opposition candidates seeking to unseat Nigeria’s president, Muhammadu Buhari, are attacking his economic record and treatment of foreign investors as election season intensifies in Africa’s most populous country. Four members of Buhari’s own party who have defected to the opposition to challenge him are pitching themselves as more business-minded candidates who can jump-start a sluggish […]

YouTube pulls Russian opposition ads ahead of elections

YouTube is no stranger to pulling videos based on their content, but now it also has to worry about when a video is available. The Google-owned service has removed ads from Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny following officials’ claims that the videos would violate a campaign silence law by remaining available ahead of regional governor […]

Israeli ministers approve bill to ban filming of IDF actions, despite opposition of Attorney General

A controversial bill that criminalizes filming IDF soldiers has been advanced by an Israeli government committee. The Israeli Attorney General, however, said it would not withstand a constitutional review in its current form. The Ministerial Committee for Legislation, which determines the coalition government’s position on all pending bills, has green-lighted the legislation, which envisages penalties […]

Opposition rally staged in Moscow

Over a thousand people gathered in central Moscow on Sunday to join a protest organized by several opposition activist groups. Around 1,700 demonstrators took part in the rally on Sakharov Avenue, according to the Moscow police department. The event organizers called on various opposition movements to unite, urging authorities to solve some ecological and housing […]

Venezuela starts freeing jailed opposition activists

Authorities in Venezuela have said that it has begun releasing groups of opposition activists who had been jailed for alleged misconduct during anti-government protests. The former mayor of San Cristobal, Daniel Ceballos, who was imprisoned in 2014 for inciting violence, was among the freed activists present at a televised meeting arranged by the country’s Constituent […]

Russia censors coverage of opposition guy’s arrest, media cries foul… replace with ‘UK’ & ‘Robinson’

Imagine the flood of sanctimonious media headlines if Russia were to prevent the hacks from reporting on the trial of a high-profile activist such as Aleksey Navalny. Now imagine such a ban existed in the UK. Oh, wait, it does… Imagine this: Navalny, a highly-polarizing and outspoken opponent of the Russian government, beloved by the […]

Armenian ex-president Sargsyan elected PM amid mass opposition protests

Thousands of people rallied in Armenia, blocking government offices and roads and vowing to bring about a ‘velvet revolution,’ following the appointment of former President Serzh Sargsyan as the country’s new prime minister. Protesters in the capital Yerevan blocked access to several government agencies on Tuesday, including the General Prosecutor’s Office and the Foreign Ministry. […]

Syria opposition shelling Damascus should comply with ceasefire – Lavrov

Actions by the Jaysh al-Islam terrorist group, which refused to let civilians leave eastern Ghouta, a Damascus suburb, raise doubts about the sincerity of its intention to comply with UN Security Council Resolution 2401, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said following talks in Moscow with his French counterpart Jean-Yves Le Drian on Tuesday. Moscow says […]